Libya cleared to host international soccer games after ban lifted

Soccer Feb 26, 2021

Libya cleared to host international soccer games after ban lifted

A decade-long ban on international soccer matches being played in Libya has been lifted, the country’s soccer federation said on Thursday. The decision comes less than a month after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) sent a delegation to inspect facilities and the security situation ...

Turkey warns Egypt over Libya and lashes out at Macron’s role

World Jul 23, 2020

Turkey warns Egypt over Libya and lashes out at Macron’s role

Turkey warned Egypt against any deployment of forces in the Libyan civil war and sharply criticized French President Emmanuel Macron’s role, highlighting the threat of escalating violence and geopolitical rivalries in the oil-rich country. The remarks by Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

Libyans agree to truce in conflict drawing increasing foreign involvement

World Jan 12, 2020

Libyans agree to truce in conflict drawing increasing foreign involvement

Libyan eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Hifter announced on Saturday a cease-fire in the western region, which includes the capital, Tripoli, starting 00:01 a.m. on Sunday and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) agreed to the truce. Since April, Libyan National Army ...

Attack on Libyan military academy kills at least 28

World Jan 5, 2020

Attack on Libyan military academy kills at least 28

At least 28 people were killed in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital late on Saturday, the health minister of the Tripoli-based government said. Tripoli, which is under the control of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), is facing ...